Mighty Five on Friday: Episode #1

Mighty Five on Fridays

James Baker and Zach McGee

February 26, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b03wpRqStpc The Mighty Five is a video segment highlighting outstanding performances by MSHS students in the past few weeks. We will be looking across all activities, school and non-school sponsored and determining who are the might five Mustangs. This weeks segment...

Swim Banquet finishes off “Best Season in Manitou History”

Kethrys Buffa (11) signing some of the thank you notes that were handed out to parents and coaches. Sadly Kethrys will not be able to swim next year.

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

February 22, 2016

This season of swim has been truly remarkable for the Lady 'Stangs. The team performed better than ever before in Manitou girls' swimming history. This Thursday, February 18, the season came to it’s official end with the team banquet. The event consisted of food and a slideshow. Every ye...

4A State Championship: Ending the Swim Season with a Bang

Coach Roy Chaney wearing his pink shirt as the result of a lost bet.

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondant

February 17, 2016

The Lady Stangs have proven time and time again that they are a team who has what it takes to compete amongst the best in the state. This weekend was the most impressive example of that. The state meet is the culmination of the whole season and teams bring everything they have. This weekend the Ma...

Lady Stangs Out-Perform Competitors at League

Samantha White (12) and Greg Shaw (12), who is one of our captains, celebrate directly after Manitou's win is announced.

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

February 9, 2016

This weekend the Lady Stangs competed at the Tri-Peaks League Championships. This championship meet was very important to many of the Mustangs.  After a second place league finish in 2015, the Mustangs landslide victory on Friday was especially sweet.   Manitou placed first with a score of 450. T...

Girls’ Swim Places First at League

The team poses for a photo after winning Tri-Peaks League. Coach Roy Chaney said that this is possibly the best swim and dive team Manitou Springs High School has ever had.

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor

February 7, 2016

After three snow days and no time to practice, the girls' swim team went headstrong into their League competition on Thursday and Friday. The team finished the season 7-1 overall, losing to Cheyenne Mountain, and were undefeated in the Tri-peaks league. They blasted their way to the top on Thurs...

Sports Previews: A Look into the Lady Stangs’ Upcoming Swim Season

Sam White competes in the record-breaking 200 Medley Relay during the 2014 season.

Kieran Lynch, Swim Correspondent

November 6, 2015

On November 12, the Lady Mustangs, Manitou High School's girls' swim and dive team, will officially start their season. Over the next three months, they will compete in eleven meets, leading up to the state meet on February 12. At this point, the team has 24 girls signed up, a majority of whom are returning...

Language Night Pulls Large Crowd

Ehrin Aycock (11) listens intently to Krona Emmanuel (11), who presents on Pakistan.

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

November 5, 2015

Language Night, on Wednesday November 4th, drew a large crowd. The parking lot, filled to the brim, exiled parents and students to park on the hill in front of the school. By seven o’clock most of the lock was empty, by the end of the gathering only a few cars were left. Outside, parked in front...

Medley Relay Team Sets New State Record

Medley Relay Team Sets New State Record

Riley Snyder, Reporter

February 19, 2015

Three hundreths of a second (.03) made all the difference between first place and breaking the state record. Saturday, February 14, the girls swim team competed at the 4A State Championships in Thorton, CO. Sophomores Emily Dolloff-Holt and Kethrys Buffa, and juniors Sam White and Veronica...

Colorado College pool records smashed

Maggie White (9) in the 100 meter Butterfly. White qualified for state during this event. This is her first year swimming for Manitou Springs High School.

Lizzy Anderson, Reporter

February 10, 2015

The Manitou swimmers placed second at the Tri-Peaks league championship last week at Colorado College. Despite the loss to Kent Denver, 412 to 403, the Mustangs set three new pool records, beating the previously held records set by college teams like Air Force Academy. The new pool records were...

GIRLS SWIM: Ladies in the Water

GIRLS SWIM: Ladies in the Water

Isabel Dufford

February 14, 2014

Last week, the Manitou Girls’ Swim Team won their third League Championship in a row. The Prospector sat down with four of the team’s most talented swimmers, sophomore Veronica Morin, sophomore Samantha White, freshman Kethrys Buffa, and freshman Emily Doloff-Holt for an in-depth interview. The Fab...

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